Noah and the flood

Yoav Dassa Mosaic of Noah's Ark.

Noah’s ark is a weird bedtime story

On its face, the story of Noah and the flood, with its parade of animals, is just right for kids. In truth, it’s a weird and woolly story that gets weirder and woolier the more you think about it.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
09/10/2021
‘NOAH’S ARK on Mount Ararat’ (1570) by Flemish painter Simon de Myle.

Parashat Noach: Escape from dystopia 

As Jews, we don’t just believe in the possibility of better tomorrow – we actively yearn and pray for it.

By MOSHE TARAGIN
07/10/2021
‘NOAH’S ARK on Mount Ararat’ (1570) by Flemish painter Simon de Myle.

Has the location of Noah’s Ark finally been proven using 3D scans?

The Torah tells us that the Ark landed on the hills of Mt. Ararat, a dormant volcano near the east border of Turkey. The Durupinar site is approximately 30 km south of that mountain.

Israeli brand of arak, NOAH 12, distilled in northern Israel, launches

Jacques Beer, Tempo chairman and owner, Daniel Beer, Deputy CEO of Tempo, and Uri Shekel, CEO of Masterpiece Team, attended the launch at the Blue Beach in Tel Aviv.

By MICHAL GALANTI
24/08/2021
An image of the good creator god Ohrmazd.

Examining the Iranian account of the Noah flood with modern relevance

The ancient Iranian account is not only especially interesting to compare with the Noah story, but has a particular contemporary resonance.

By DOMENICO AGOSTINI , SAMUEL THROPE
28/10/2020
‘NOAH’S ARK on Mount Ararat’ (1570) by Flemish painter Simon de Myle.

Parashat Noah: The end of a righteous person

When God informed Noah of the upcoming flood, he did not approach his peers and try to persuade them to improve their ways.

Letters

November 6, 2019: Feigning righteousness

Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.

‘NOAH’S ARK on Mount Ararat’ (1570) by Flemish painter Simon de Myle.

Noah warns us that humans cause climate change

The signs are clear, the science is proven and we Jews have been getting annual reminders in synagogue that this has happened before.

By SCOTT A. SHAY
31/10/2019
Noah's Ark

Parashat Noah: The good person and evil inclination

The implementation of man’s desires and aspirations is the creative process he is constantly involved with

New Year 2012 celebrated throughout world

A rabbi’s and pastor’s joint New Year’s resolution

We feel that Jews and Christians should focus together on nourishing our souls by making a commitment to read from the book we both have cherished for ages.

By TULY WEISZ , KEITH JOHNSON
31/12/2018
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